September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. I used to call the annual event “Invisible Suicide Prevention Day” because it is so often ignored in major media.
Career anxiety is exactly how heterodox thought is policed and stamped out in the academic world.
What Denyse O’Leary calls “well-intentioned nonsense” will protect no one that needs protecting.
Kudos to interviewer Peter Slen who is utterly unreadable as to his own attitudes on any on this.
Praising science as way to implicitly, or explicitly, club religion over the head is a familiar feature of our culture. It’s not new, either.